W.E.B Du bois

By: Oscar Rodriguez 6th

Brief Background

W.E.B Du Bois was a civil rights activist, avid writer, and founding member of the NAACP. He fought for the equality of African Americans, he also fought against the oppression African Americans faced during this time. Du Bois assembled the Niagara Movement making this movement the first of its kind. This movement forever changed the way that African Americans looked at civil inequality.
W.E.B. Du Bois - Mini Biography

W.E.B Du Bois

W.E.B Du Bois follows the ideas of "Civil Disobedience" Thoreau believed in through his devotion to improve the lives of African Americans, and by promoting equality. He believed that the African Americans should have the rights that all Americans have, and those rights should not be taken away just because of their skin color. He rebelled to the standards of society and in turn made a substantial difference in the lives of countless African Americans.